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January 7, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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January 7, 1971

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A total of 272 burglaries occured ~n Ma~on County. excluding the city of Shelton. dunng the past year. the Mason County Sheriff% Office reported this week. Leading the items taken In value were color television and stereo sets. which showed a total value of $6 707. They were valued at $ 150 to $700 each. Following these were outboard motors, with total values ol $4.254 and valued at $200 to $700 each Third were chain saws. with total values of $3.459 and valued at $130 to $385 each. The total value of all property stolen was $49,911.50. The most valuable ~tems taken included a tractor valued al $3.200 and a boat and motor valued at $2,800 Reports show that 15 outboard motors 16 chain saws and 8 color television sets were taken during the year. Burglaries occured at 59 permanent residences 103 summer cabins. 30 businesses. ] 1 automobiles with the remainder from other types ol places. In 11~ instances, a door was lorccd ~)pen, In 27 mstancc~. entry wa~ made through a locked door and in 18 instances entry was gamed by breaking windows. Ol the burglaries, 43 of those which occured in the area handled by the mare olfice in Shelton have been solved either through arrest or recovery of the property, The report from the norlh end ol the count~, handled through the BeItalr substation, was not available. / OU NEW YEAR'S BABY Brad Lee Marcy, held by his mother Shirley, was born at 9:24 a.m. on January 1 in Mason General Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry L. Marcy have two other children; Andy is four years old and Carter is 15 months. Grandparents are Mrs. William Marcy, and Mr. and Mrs. Morris Kinnan, all of Shelton. ntence ]a An additional 30 names have been drawn for the Mason County Superior Court jury session which will start Feb. 1. Su An inmate at the Washington Corrections Center has filed a suit in Mason County Justice Court asking a restraining order on the Department of Institutions to prevent the Department from exercising its regulations pertaining to hair cuts and shaves for prison inmates. The suit was filed by Donald Simpson, who was recently transferred to the Corrections Sentence Given Arlen Cuzick, Shelton, was sentenced to a 60-day suspended sentence in the Mason County Jail after pleading guilty to a charge of making obscene telephone calls. Cuzick appeared before Judge Glenn Correa in Mason County District Justice Court Friday to enter his plea to the charge, tte had previously pleaded not guilty to the charge, but, changed his plea when he appeared in court. Both Judge Correa and Prosecuting Attorney John C. Ragan urged Cuzick to seek psychiatric help, commenting that the justice court did not have the authority to order him to do so. They will join the jurors who, which all scheduled cases were were drawn last August for a jury session which was supposed to have been held then, but, for Iniunc ion Center from the State Penitentiary at Walla Walla. In his suit, he stated he was transferred here after a change of venue was granted on his application for a writ of habeas corpus and it was transferred to Clark County from Walla Walla County. He stated he had been transferred here for transportation to Clark County for the hearing. Simpson, whose suit stated he was also known as Tommy Lewis, said in the suit he had circulated a petition at the State Penitentiary asking that the hair length and shaving regulations be amended, and, that it was signed by 600 inmates. The Department of Institutions, he said in the suit, refuses to consider the petition. Charges of second degree burglary have been filed against Randy Wiltman, Shelton, by Prosecuting Attorney John C. Ragan. In information filed in Superior Court here, Wiltman is accused of entering the John ttanson home at Lake Limerick. carried over to the February session or settled without trial. The names of the 10 additional jurors from each county commission dristrict were drawn by Judge Frank Baker and Court Clerk Lodga Fields. The list includes: District 1, Shirley Baumgart, James Chapman, Geraldine Fleming, Ruby Johnson, Delores LaMarsh, John MacWilliams, Ruth Price, Beverly Rank and Jeannine Weidman, all of Shelton, and C. W. Campbell, Grapeview. District 2: Donald Beeber, Barbara Dibley, Beatrice Jerome, Myrtle Johnson and Edward L. i Miller, all of Belfair; Jean Everett and Curtis Lee, Lilliwaup; Arlene Bac, Shelton; Jo Ann Grubb, Hoodsport, and Jean Moore, Union. District 3 : Kelley Avery, Arthur C. Christensen, Lela Clark, Muriel Dombroski, Allwyn Edson, Clyde Fagergren, Harvey Hedman, Mary Potter and Roy West, all of Shelton, and Earl W. Walker, Matlock. 8 d Christmas Fund Is Comoletod [ , i i,*~ i,t~C ~-~. i]IIt)t*li.